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Ten lies you (and other people) probably believe

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(Meredith) – “You shouldn’t go swimming right after you eat.” “Don’t worry. Einstein failed math, too.”

If you believe those two phrases, congratulations! You’re believing a lie. But don’t feel bad about it. Everyone you know probably believes something that’s been proven false, but those lies still find a way to circulate in our collective consciousness.

Check out these ten lies you (and other people) probably believe. Also, if you’re curious to learn more, we’ve listed our sources for the truth below.

Truth #1: Do people only use 10 percent of their brains?

Truth #2: Humans have more than five senses.

Truth #3: No, the Tryptophan in turkey won't make you sleepy.

Truth #4: Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis?

Truth #5: What color is the sun?

Truth #6: Caring about whether you couldn't care less.

Truth #7: Did Eve eat an apple?

Truth #8: Was Einstein a bad student?

Truth #9: You shouldn't swim right after eating.

Truth #10: Can you see the Great Wall of China from space?

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